Blank Park Zoo Field Trip

for VS Third Graders on May 6, 2015

Our Special Day for Third Graders is Coming Soon!

This is to remind you what your child needs in order to be prepared for our school field trip to the zoo. Please make sure your child knows who will be picking them up at school when we return.


http://www.blankparkzoo.com/

BLANK PARK ZOO

Wednesday, May 6th, 8:30am-5:45pm

Blank Park Zoo, Southwest 9th Street, Des Moines, IA

  • You will need to bring a sack lunch, a snack for the trip home and two drinks (Have at least one of the drinks be water for the ride home).
  • We will be outside all afternoon so be prepared and dress for the weather.
  • You can only bring somethings to read or an electronic on the bus ride. It is your responsibility to keep track of your belonging. Bring a string backpack or something you wouldn't mind carrying to keep your things in. Make sure everything has your name on it.
  • We are asking for $3.00 per student to go towards the transportation costs.
  • Parents who are not chaperones are welcome to drive to Des Moines to join us. We can't offer you bus space due to the number of students going. Adult tickets are $12.00.

Field Trip Agenda

8:10 Take Attendance and have a bathroom break.

Make sure you have your lunch labeled and your personal items for the ride labeled and in you backpack.

8:30 Load Shellsburg Students

8:45 Load Tilford Students

11:15 Arrive at Zoo, take bathroom break, eat our lunch

12:00 3:00 Zoo tour

3:00 Bathroom Break / Snack/

3:30 Load Bus to leave

5:45 or 6:00 Arrive back at Tilford ( Shellsburg around 6:15.)

PARENTS WILL NEED TO MAKE ARRANGEMENTS TO PICK THEIR CHILD UP WHEN THE BUSSES ARRIVE THAT EVENING.

Mrs. Sara Patterson

Mrs. Cindy Karr

Mrs. Laurie Hyland

Mrs. Sheri Miller

Mr. Jim Murray